• Meet A Missioner – Margarita Duran – Brazil – Class of 2017
    January 22, 2018 am31 6:00 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Today, we continue our #MeetaMissionerMonday series by introducing one of our newest missioners, Margarita Duran (Cambodia). Margarita has a BA degree in Criminology and Psychology from University of New Mexico. She has worked as a customer service representative and as a kindergarten teacher’s assistant. She has volunteered since she was a teenager as a religious education teacher in her parish and has also assisted with Vacation Bible School. She also ...
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  • Discernment Wednesday
    January 17, 2018 pm31 12:28 pm, by Ayde Lyons
    “I just wish I knew what I am supposed to be doing with my life,” is something we all say far too often. What is getting in your way when you try to hear God’s voice? #DiscernmentWednesday Graphic Credit: Catholic-Link English...
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  • World Day of Migrants and Refugees January 14
    January 16, 2018 am31 11:30 am, by Ayde Lyons
    On January 14th, the Catholic Church celebrated the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Maryknoll Lay Missioners welcomes and serves all of our brothers and sisters around the world, today and always. #WorldDayOfMigrantsAndRefugees #ShareJourney  ...
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  • MKLM Celebrates the Life of MLK
    January 16, 2018 am31 11:15 am, by Ayde Lyons
    “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Maryknoll Lay Missioners pray that the heart of God strengthen you and encourage you in these controversial times, today and always. #MLKDay #MLKDay2018 #service #MondayMotivation Watch MLK video...
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  • MKLM Tutoring Program in El Salvador
    January 16, 2018 am31 10:43 am, by Ayde Lyons
    The following is an update on a tutoring program being led by MKLM Missioner Larry Parr in El Salvador. Greetings from El Salvador! “I want to update you on my activity as a Maryknoll Lay Missioner in El Salvador. I am finishing my ninth year here living and working with youth in the small town of Las Delicias. It has been such a blessing to able to accompany the youth ...
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  • #DiscernmentWednesday – Jan 10
    January 10, 2018 pm31 2:02 pm, by Ayde Lyons
    Where is God calling you to have the courage of a migrant? Please check out this article from Sojourners. Very timely during this National Migration Week and a reminder of our duty to welcome the stranger. #NMW #DiscernmentWednesday Photo caption: Syrian refugees arrive in Lesvos, Greece in October. Photo credit – Sojourners, Anjo Kan/Shutterstock.com...
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  • “Let us be permanently in a state of mission” Giving Tuesday Jan 9
    January 09, 2018 pm31 12:59 pm, by Ayde Lyons
      “Throughout the world, let us be permanently in a state of mission,” said Pope Francis of his missionary vision that has been promoting since becoming Pope in 2013. Pope Francis has said that charity is integral to the Church’s mission, and we are called to share it with the world, particularly to those in need. He said, “You are called to reach the peripheries of the human condition, to ...
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  • Meet a Missioner – Kylene Fremling – Cambodia – Class of 2017
    January 08, 2018 pm31 1:14 pm, by Ayde Lyons
    Today, we continue our #MeetaMissionerMonday series by introducing one of our newest missioners, Kylene Fremling (Cambodia). Kylene jokes that she has always wanted to become, in her words, a professional volunteer. She has a BS in Exercise Physiology from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Kylene has served with Americorps in Sitka, Alaska and at a women’s homeless drop-in center, Women’s Hearth in Spokane, WA. She has also ...
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  • MKLM Observes National Migration Week – Jan 7-13, 2018
    January 07, 2018 am31 8:00 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Unfortunately, in our contemporary culture we often fail to encounter migrants as persons, and instead look at them as unknown others, if we even notice them at all. We do not take the time to engage migrants in a meaningful way, as fellow children of God, but remain aloof to their presence and suspicious or fearful of them. During this National Migration Week, let us all take the opportunity to ...
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  • Dia de los Reyes Magos – 6 de Enero
    January 06, 2018 am31 6:01 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Today we celebrate the El Dia de los Reyes (Day of the Holy Kings – Feast of the Solemnity of the Epiphany). It is a religious observance and not a federal public holiday in Latin American countries. In addition to getting presents from baby Jesus on Christmas Eve, Latin American children receive gifts from the three wise kings (Reyes Magos) on January 6. Children in Latin America and Spain receive ...
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